Orangeville is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 506 people and just one neighborhood, Orangeville is the 929th largest community in Pennsylvania. Orangeville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Orangeville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orangeville is a borough of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Orangeville who work in office and administrative support (19.19%), sales jobs (7.56%) and food service (7.56%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.63% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Orangeville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The borough is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Orangeville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Orangeville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Orangeville is a very car-oriented borough. 97.37% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Orangeville is a small borough , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Orangeville has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small borough, Orangeville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.